COAS meets Russian COS, visits defense expo


MOSCOW: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif Wednesday called on Chairman of State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Sergey Naryshkin, ISPR tweeted.


According to a statement issued by DG ISPR Maj-Gen Asim Bajwa said that Sergey Naryshkin appreciated ‘Zarb-e-Azb’ operation and Pakistan’s efforts for stability in the region.

“We will stand by Pakistan in its fight against terrorism and extremism for stability in the region,” Naryshkin said. “Our relations are independent and more consistent and will further grow.”

Bajwa added both sides are keen in collaboration and discussed ways to enhance cooperation, more military exchanges to benefit from each others’ combat experience.

General Sharif witnessed dynamic defense expo, where there was highly impressive display of all types arms, aircrafts and helicopters, ISPR added.